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?? from nbc news, this is "today," with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb, live >> hello, everybody. it's august 22nd. hope you had a lovely, lovely weekend. hardest working woman in show business. >> if you call it work. >> you have been gone from me for three weeks. >> i know. you had the celine week. >> that was epic. >> amazing. >> and two weeks at the olympics. and it kicked off -- the olympics kicked off with michael
that on our first show back, that jacket -- the michael phelps jacket, i got you a replica. can we please bring kate in? here's the music. ?? okay. dim the lights. >> ta-da. >> look at that, turn around. >> it lights up. >> i saw that. wow. >> kate is wearing your replica of the exact michael phelps jacket. battery-operated. >> that's convenient. >> where are this? >> i don't know. probably some ralph lauren jeans like you are. >> i thought it was going to be michael phelps coming. >> we have kate and the jacket. >> i'm thrilled. thank you, kate. leave it -- >> isn't that cute? >> it's adorable. we had a big flood when we were away. >> our dressing room got flooded. >> we get new shoes. >> i walked in. and my dressing room looked
floor is bye-bye. >> here's the thing. you know what did survive the flood? we shouldn't laugh about big with loading and everything going on in louisiana. the pair of shoes you had for nine years, since we started working together, they survived the flood. we want to say welcome, officially, to billy bush. >> of course. >> i hope you watched in the earlier hour. it was moving and touching. >> and by the way, watching his mom and dad. we've loved h folks. >> so real. >> and watching how much he loved his parents. he's joined the nine. >> we have a party today, too. a great show. you're having a little "today's buzz" withdraw, we're going to get that taken care of. any of the gossip you want,
and kellie pickler is here. her and her husband have that reality show about the country couple and their antics. we're going to take some questions, too. >> and there's time to squeeze in one last vacation over labor day. affordable getaways across the country. and from grade school to adulthood, we have to deal with rejection from time-to-time. >> we do. >> we all have. and we got some advice to help you cope. >> that is baby. >> here's what's cool. our "today" show set was on the beach. the hotel was right near the set. you wake up in the morning, go to the set. your toes were in the sand and you interviewed happy people, all these great olympians that had won all kinds of stuff. we had a lot of fun with the group. everyone was asking about you. everywhere i went. where is kathie lee? is kathy lee here? is she at the other stadium? she's not here.
>> she doesn't travel well. no, no. it was great, huh? >> yeah. we have fun pictures of the whole posse. that's us at christ the redemer. so cloudy and overcast. except for one moment where the clouds lifted and it was gorgeous. we did some trips. went to sugar loaf. by the way, that was a game called speedo. it was called beach volley. foot volley. somehow, it 't >> you couldn't get matt into it? >> oh, my god, i'm wearing the same dress. >> nobody would have noticed if you hadn't said. >> my favorite moment of the whole thing was these finals, the final -- they called themselves the final five. i was interviewing simone. and she said her big crush was zac efron. i said look at the camera and
i wish you would come here. and she said, if he were to come, i would need a defibrillator. we smuggled him in. brought him next to the place i was going to interview thoses after they won the gold. they walk in, the girls. they were like, hey. we're laughing and hugging. and i open up the door and look who is standing there. >> oh, my gosh. >> laurie went up firs and by the way, she kept saying it was like her best day. she passed out. >> and the stage is set. >> wow. >> he was such a great guy and a great sport. >> and i didn't realize -- he's popular everywhere. but you said down there, he's got a clothing line that's insane. he's like ricky martin. >> yes. he was trying to advertise. he was trying to go to a stadium
he tried to go to a mall. they couldn't get him in the mall, it was so jammed. >> oh, wow. >> he was -- by the way, the final five, all five of them who want to meet you, are here tomorrow. >> oh, good. look forward to that. and my favorite -- my favorite was when abbe d'agostino fell during the women's 500. and the runner from new zealand falls. you know they're not going to d'agostino picks up the girl from new zealand and they start running. d'agostino, a tore meniscus. and this girl helps her up again. >> bless her. >> and she finished the race. >> all of the medalists were
forget you. when you give your graduation speech, that's the story you're going to tell. not the story of the gold, the silver, the bronze. >> remind you of why you're down there. we hear about the bad behavior. and you hear about the good behavior. and it restores your faith. >> rio was amazing. with all of the hoopla. they were gracious. it was a i thought brazil brought it. and brazil reminds me of new orleans. do you like us? is the food good? you having fun? like the insecure friend. it was just fun to watch it. >> they were going through tough times and still going through them. we have an olympian in training. >> who? >> in my house. i spent necessary time, which i never really took after frank passed. it's been a year since he passed.
and so, i got my wish. this is my olympian, schecky, in training on my yard. he had never been willing to walk on the grass before. you never know what's going to happen. his great grandfather was the fastest runner in maryland when he was 14. go, schecky, go. anyway, i was in heaven. >> how cute is he, by the way? >> birthday. >> happy birthday, by the way. >> it was a super birthday. the "today" show did a big thing on the website about my birthday. and kathie turning 62. they took a year off for me. i was thrilled. apparently john oliver had fun with his opening ceremony thing. another highlight for hoda,
>> a buildup to the rio games has been turbulent, with brazil experiencing massive recession, protest in the streets and a zika outbreak. on friday, nbc urged us to forget all that and focus on the opening ceremony. >> they are ready for tonight, to put the headlines aside, and hit the reset button and throw one massive party. >> did somebody said party? >> oh, no. oh, no. hoda got into the caparhina supply. watch yourself, she gets grabby. >> she didn't know what was coming. >> oh, no. by the way, this is one of our favorite moments of the day today. it's called puppy love. >> yes. >> we have a new puppy at the "today" show.
service dog for military veterans. he's 8 weeks. >> so beautiful. and we're going to help decide his name, right? >> yes. give him a name. >> you want to come to auntie kathie. lick me with your puppy tongue. do it. oh, i grabbed something else. this little guy -- >> hi. >> this puppy is oliia and she's going to be in the studio with us. welcome. >> thank you. >> we want you to vote on his name. military-inspired. >> here's the choices. >> go to today.com. >> sarge, charlie, or ace. >> i put my vote in for sarge. >> i don't care. the audio guys are going crazy. and tomorrow, we have our puppy. and we have his name. >> you're going to be with us, every day?
in the mornings. and then, come home with me in the evenings, a normal puppy life at home. and will get to learn the ropes. >> and then, he will be trained to be with one of our brave men. >> yes. >> that is amazing. >> that's very, very special. >> he just fell asleep. >> oh, goodness. >> it's a party. >> does he have play dates at people's houses? >> anytime. >> he can play with lola. >> wouldn't that be fun? we have to go. thank you, olivia. >> guys, i'm going to need to wash my hand, just saying. if you leave right now, you'll
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heap of helping of "today's buzz." >> ryan balthazar. cute outfit. >> how many? two? or the "brady bunch" reference -- ? keep on, keep on ? >> it's very post-rio for you guys. >> let's talk beyonce. >> she just wrapped up her formation tour in europe. now, she decided to r and she took this jump. take a good look at that picture. it cost us a lot of money. it's the only one we're getting. she did not dive. that's about three stories. >> i would never do that. >> and down there, there's someone in a boat. >> that's not as scary as diving. >> humanizing beyonce. i would like to think she did a tuck. but there was that one olympic team that wasn't so good at the
tina, posted one. we have a video of tina doing the same thing. >> that one didn't cost as much, right? oh, we have video of tina. >> that wasn't very high. >> beyonce, not to be outdone, thinks, how many likes can i get on mine? >> unscathed, right? >> right. >> let's talk about a feud between the rock and vin diesel. >> "fast & furious 8" just wrapped producti fan. you didn't like the fifth one. >> the rock posted an instagram thanking a lot of members of the cast. but leaving one person out. he mentioned the cast but not vin diesel. >> why? >> this harkins back to maybe earlier this month, where he posted another long rant about how some people don't conduct themselves well. some people conduct themselves as stand-up men and true
and his blood is boiling. there was a belief that the two of them -- >> he was complaining that he was late and -- >> right. >> and showing disrespect to the other actors. we don't know what happened. >> who knows? maybe it's nothing. >> the rock is very -- he's an upstanding guy. >> i don't know anything about vin diesel. >> at all. >> no. >> every time i've been with the rock -- great guy. he's a great guy. there's two sides. we don't know couple. >> we reached out to the rock and vin diesel. no. didn't call back. >> doesn't get a call. >> forgot. it's been said. by the way, jojo and jordan, you know who they are? >> "the bachelorette." >> they're the love birds from "the bachelorette" and got engaged. they thought they were going to dinner with friends. but they got into a big engagement party with friends.
just an instagram post. there were no camera crews. who wasn't there was aaron rodgers. aaron rodgers is jordan's estranged brother, the quarterback. >> we don't like that story. >> let's bring in -- >> let's move on. >> i hate it, too. hated it. fought it tooth and nail. next up -- is miranda lambert engaged? >> no. >> yes, she is. >> you wan miranda lambert was proposed to. she got a picture of it. a 6-year-old named sebastian got on one knee and proposed to her. >> she said yes. in 25 years. >> she wants to wait. she wants to know it's right. >> you get to know each other in the meantime. >> and the kid bought the ring or got the ring. i don't know the carats. he got it for christmas and was hanging on to it for the right
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everybody why you're chosen. she's a mom to these three beautiful girls. she's been watching our show since the beginning. and her daughters recently joined in on the fun. her daughters say she's so deserving because watching us is part of her daily routine. she's a part-time nanny and a swim coach for preschool and elementary kids, where some of team usa olympic swimmers have trained. >> she and her husband are nearing their 20th wed anniversary. so, we're going to -- let's see. it's time to put your fandom to the test. we have 15 seconds and one guess to win. are you ready? just nod. we can't hear you. >> okay. here we go, sweet girl. every week, i feature a favorite song of mine on my hoda playlist and i show lyrics. what bounces above the lyrics?
a floating hoda head or a wine bat. >> she says it's "b." i'm reading her lips. >> is it a floating head? >> we didn't know that. >> you and your husband, jeff, are going to farmington, pennsylvania, and stay four days and three nights at niemacolin included. you think jeff is excited about this getaway? >> she's probably saying, yes, he's going to love it. >> love you guys. >> have a great time. happy anniversary. >> happy anniversary. from grade school, to high school, into adulthood. plus, kellie pickler and kyle jacobs answer your relationship questions. all that after your local news.
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she was playing dominoes in charles young playground saturday night. a stray bullet hit her in the neck. one of four shootings over the weekend. police say there's nothing to suggest they're connected. police looking for the gunman that wounded 13 at a house party in bridgeport. they range in age. one woman was shot in the face. she's in critical condition. for a look at the weather, raphael miranda. >> good mornin dewpoints are dropping, it is nice and comfortable. lots of sunshine. temperatures in the 70s, back to 80s by afternoon. it will be breezy. winds out of the northwest gusting 30 miles per hour at times. a little chilly, north and west of town. in the 60s in the city. the ten day forecast, a nice stretch of weather this week. low 80s tomorrow. beautiful. less windy for tuesday. back to mid-80s wednesday. back to you. up next on the "today" show,
?? we are back on this funday monday. and no matter who you are or when it happens, there's nothing fun about being rejected. >> if you were turned down for a job, or romantic interest didn't share your feelings, you have to rejection, are two women in a are launching a cool thing -- a video series, lisa, author of "uninvited." >> and shelby crockett, a teenage youtube sensation. >> stop it. >> with over 1 million subscribers. >> look at her putting on makeup and everyone clicking on it. this never goes away, this whole thing. you and i went through the same things that somebody like
>> rejection is so painful. we're all dealing with it. we're dealing with past rejection, or dealing with rejection or fearing that rejection is right around the corner. >> it's how you recover through it. it's what happens to you after that moment, right? >> right. >> how you deal with it. >> that's right. and so many times what happens is, somebody speaks a line of rejection. and if that line becomes a lie inside of us, something wrong we becomes a label, and then, a liability in all of our future relationships. >> it goes from a lie, to a life of its own. >> yes. >> i don't know what's happening right now. >> you want to stop it before that happens. >> exactly. >> you're in middle school. and i don't know, you don't get picked for the team. you're the last one. and you're feeling really rejected. give us some advice for someone going through that. >> well, i personally have experienced that when i was growing up.
>> chosen. >> chosen. and so, i just kind of tried to laugh it off. >> yeah. >> because you can't really put that more attention on yourself. >> you should just try to use humor. >> i do it with humor, yeah. >> as a parent, we have an opportunity to speak truth into that child in that moment. and really help them understand that rejection, what it is and what it isn't. we have to acknowledge it's painful. >> yeah. >> second of all, don't second of all, we have to make sure that as parents, we don't get swept up into the drama. and instead, we can tell our child of a story at the time we were rejected. and we have the benefit of time now. maybe we can say this rejection is a redirection and show some them positive to get out of it. >> let's go to high school. go to high school where it gets really bad. >> yeah. >> right here.
>> the hormones are raging. >> and no one asks you out to the dance. that's what happened to the girl with frizzy hair and glasses. you do face stuff like that. >> in the media world, you know all about. >> as social media for me, i'm right into it. especially on youtube. i get negative comments all the time. >> what do you do? >> i see it for what it is. a lot of people say things behind a computer screen they're not talking to you directly. >> and hurt people hurt people. >> and healed people heal people. and we have an opportunity, i think, as parents, to speak into the lives of our children and encourage them, don't bash, hash or trash on social media because the internet never forgets. and make sure we don't invite public opinion into our very private day. >> what if people are piling on. every kid felt that if they are
>> it's very difficult. i think, especially, when i'm talking to my children or someone like chelsea, i have to remind them that success and failure doesn't rise and fall on other people's opinions. we have to make sure we look at our child's character. you are brave and courageous. >> and worthy. >> that's right. >> it still hurts. even when you're a grown-up. >> and when you're a superstar like hoda. >> well, rejection feels the by reinforcing the worst that's been said to us. >> right. >> we have to make sure that we travel back to some of those original forces of pain and rejection and really learn to deal with it and recognize that when rejected, we cannot hold up the banners of vic to imand victory at the same time. we have to make sure to hold up the banner of victory and walk in the absolute assurance of love. we are loved. >> and she writes from a
don't let that be left out of the equation. >> and prove verbs 11:2 is great. wisdom will hold hands with humility. rejection is hard but humility is never bought at a cheap price. >> you're really smart. >> and a really good writer, too. >> thank you, guys. she's a chart-topping singer. he's a chart-topping coming up on "look! famous people!" we catch flo, the progressive girl, at the supermarket buying cheese. scandal alert! flo likes dairy?! woman: busted! [ laughter ] right afterwards we caught her riding shotgun with a mystery man. oh, yeah! [ indistinct shouting ] is this your chauffeur? what?! no, i was just showing him how easy it is to save with snapshot from progressive. you just plug it in and it gives you a rate based on your driving. does she have insurance for being boring?
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her husband. >> and now, the nashville power couple is launching season two of their popular cmt show, called "i love kellie pickler." take a look. >> my heart is beating like a phone book in a drier. >> just fall back. >> has anybody pissed their pants before? >> not on me. >> i don't want to look. >> baby, you >> this is going to kill me. >> baby, you got this. you've done crazier things. this is about living. okay? >> okay. >> okay. >> you got it, baby. it will be over in a second. >> hands up. [ screaming ] >> if your marriage can survive that, wow. >> that was the most terrifying
>> the guy that was harnessing us in -- i was like, dude, you have to push me. i'm not jumping off. he just pushed me off. >> was that a bungee cord thing? >> i didn't see you bounce much. >> it was. ooh. >> you, your hubby and best friend, all together, right? on this show? >> all of our buddies. >> your pals. >> i didn't realize this is a ryan seacrest >> with 51 minds, as well. >> obviously, he's good at knowing what's going to do well on reality television. >> yeah. >> have you been in a position where you felt like you were saying, this isn't really us. do they just let you be you? >> we're so blessed to have an amazing group around us. we have the freedom to be us and have fun. >> it's love and laughter and having fun.
married? >> 5 1/2. >> yeah, 5 1/2. >> doing it in front of the cameras, does that make it different? >> they don't do it in front of the cameras. >> that's a different show. >> are you able to be yourself? >> how do you do this? >> it was tricky for me because i'm a singer, song writer, producer. >> you're not an oner >> she comes by it naturally. >> you have a good relationship, a good marriage. and there's people from the plaza that wanted marriage advice. >> newlyweds. >> okay. >> let's see the first one. >> we'll try. >> where is a good first date spot when you meet someone online? >> oh, wow. when you meet someone online? >> i don't know. what do you think?
>> what's a good first date spot? >> when you're meeting someone for the first time and you've only had an online relationship? just me being a woman, i would want to bring a friend with me. >> meet for coffee. >> in the middle of the day, maybe with another coup. >> coffee shop. >> do we have time for one more? that one wasn't so fascinating. do we have time for one more? >> we're getting married in november. we're wonder w marriage? >> the first year of marriage. congratulations, first of all. >> yeah. i would say, to the guy, do everything that she says. >> yeah. >> good advice. >> that's good. >> i think, you know, you just -- if you're in love and you're happy, just be kind to one another. kind and respectful. >> keep remembering what you fell in love with. >> be sweet, be patient, and be
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all right. we have good news and bad news for you. >> the bad news, is that summer is almost over. >> there's time for one more getaway with your family. >> here with some of the last-minute vacation deals, is mark elwood. >> hello, mark. >> is there still time? >> still time. we can squeeze in some brilliant getaways. we're going to tell you about that. >> take us to the nation's capital. >> i love washington, d.c., a bit of culture. an amazing place with one of the world's best hall of museums. the national museum of american
that the british sank. >> the only war i wasn't around for. >> the ruby slippers. an amazing way to see the nation's capital and history. a museum of women artists. and a fantastic hotel that we recommend. three blocks from the mall, the marriott marquee. >> you can get rooms at okay deals. >> you would be astonished. >> and the holocaust museum. >> and tucson, arizona. right next to the national mark. you think, isn't that a cartoon? this national park has hundreds of them. they can grow up to 50 feet. you have 150 miles of trails to walk around, as well as an amazing studios where you can
the low santana canyon with its own trails and 36 holes of tom fazio-designed golf. >> and the good stuff is there. >> how are airfares now if you want to fly? >> if you look carefully, the key with airfares is search seats. one four times. >> you may not be able to deals. >> take us to san antonio, texas. we love san antonio. >> you just want to relax. this is a cool city getaway. the pole direct is 16 blocks that have been redesigned into a groovy hideout. the riverwalk. amazing parks.
city even when the sun is shining. >> why haven't we gone to the beach? >> hello? >> let's go to the beach. we're going to go to shelter island in the hamptons. not the hamptons, the unhamptons. >> the unhamptons. >> it's the north fork. that's a wonderful place to hang out on quiet beaches. it's not really about the scene. hanging out quietly, collecting some shells. >> you go on a fairy or the boat. >> you can drive car there's a great hotel, that we recommended in our hot list. just reopened. very high-end. great deal for labor day. >> thank you for all you did. >> thank you, mark. you can go back to sleep. he's recuperating from rio. >> yes. he was a party animal. don't go away just yet. our favorite things are next. >> first, this is "today" on nbc. >> thank you.
all right. it's time for our favorite things. mine is a video on youtube, i want you to go see. it's called lest we forget, the mission exhibition. it was created by retired major frederick arnold. it's a sculpture on display through the end of the year. 12 individual figures dedicated to the memory of more than 88,000 u.s. aviators who gave their lives during world war ii. >> >> it's a very personal story of this man about the 12 men in this squadron in world war ii. >> i want to watch that. >> he's the only one that survived. lest we forget sculpture. >> i want to show something. it shows how the parents reacted. all families reacting. watch. >> yes. yes.
>> oh. >> murphy makes it. and mom and dad love it. >> guess -- >> katie ledecky's. good to see the parents cheer for them. tomorrow, by the way, we'll have the final five, the u.s. gymnastics team will be here live to chat with us. >> also, from the new show, "better late than never," we love the fonz.
? stand by, everyone. we are live in five, four, three, two, one. there she is there, golden girl, sime time at closing ceremonies. i love how small she is. >> that's a nine foot flag. she's 4'8". more than double. >> welcome back to "access hollywood" live. we are back in hollywood. it feels good to be back. >> simone enjoying the moment. did you see the selfies, all the selfies enjoying her moment as